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Lanett woman arrested for shoplifting

A Lanett woman was arrested after being accused of shoplifting from a department store in Auburn.

Auburn police arrested 36-year-old Beverly Mitchell Orange and charged her with second-degree theft of property on Thursday, Feb. 28.

The arrest was the result of an investigation into a shoplifting complaint at the Dillard's department store in the Colonial Mall. The stolen property, valued at $1,600, was recovered.

Orange was transported to the Lee County jail to await bond.

Second degree theft of property is a Class C felony punishable by one to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.

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